Pro Sound Effects Blog

How to tell stories with sound in film and games

April 27, 2020 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Sound Design, How-To
Guidelines for approaching storytelling through sound design.

Stop, Check, Deliver: Knowing when to stop working on an edit or mix

January 28, 2020 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, How-To
5 ways to overcome perfectionism and finish editing/mixing your projects.

Top 7 tips to overcome creative blocks as a sound editor

January 02, 2020 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Sound Design, How-To
Feeling stuck? Follow these guidelines for inspiration when the creative juices aren't flowing.

Top 5 tips for collaborating with directors as a sound artist

November 26, 2019 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Sound Design, How-To
Discover the best ways to cultivate a healthy professional relationship with directors.

Top 8 resources to learn sound editing

August 08, 2019 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Film Sound, How-To
Discover the best websites, books, and other resources to boost your sound editorial knowledge and advance your audio post career.

Top 5 Pro Tools mixing secrets for audio post production

January 25, 2019 by Alex Gregson in Lists, Pro Tools, How-To
Discover some of the most useful yet unexplored Pro Tools mixing tips and tricks.

Top 5 New Year's resolutions for your audio business

January 07, 2019 by Alex Gregson in Lists, Audio Branding, How-To
It’s the start of a new year again, and with a new year comes new challenges and opportunities for your audio business. Check out the following tips that can help you jumpstart the year in a positive way to maximize your success.

Top 8 Reaper tips for Pro Tools users

October 09, 2018 by Bob Kellough in Lists, How-To
Learn the ins and outs of using Reaper to supplement your Pro Tools workflow – from a Pro Tools user perspective. Though Pro Tools remains the industry standard DAW in the world of audio post production for sound editing and mixing, many sound artists have taken an interest in Reaper as a sort of “sound design sandbox” due to its powerful and flexible features.

Top 10 cars used in movies

September 28, 2018 by Jamie Bishop in Lists, The Odyssey Collection
Discover the most commonly seen vehicles throughout the history of film. Automobiles have been present in film since both were invented. From police car chases to family vacation road trips, cars are in just about every film set in the 20th century.

Top 5 Sound Editing Tools for Beginners

October 09, 2017 by Vinny Alfano in Lists
Get started recording, editing, mixing, and organizing your own sounds with reliable and affordable gear If you want to be a sound editor you’ve got to have to the right tools for the job! Or jobs, that is...